UPDATE: Investigations are continuing into a crash that claimed the life of a 46-year-old Toowoomba man near Dulacca on Friday.

Police believe the man, from Rangeville, was heading home from Injune back to Toowoomba.

While investigators are not yet sure of the cause of the crash, police said both cars involved in the crash were travelling in opposite directions and a mechanical failure could possibly have been involved.

Police said they did not believe inattention caused the crash.

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The Warrego Hwy was closed for several hours on Friday, but State Emergency Service volunteers from Wallumbilla and Dulacca set up a detour around the highway and it was soon reopened to motorists.

The incident occurred about 4pm, 2km east of Dulacca, where a light truck collided head-on with a utility.

The Toowoomba man was the sole occupant of the utility vehicle and died at the scene.

The four occupants of the light truck, who sources have said were not from the local area, escaped the crash with minor cuts and bruises.

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SATURDAY: Investigation will continue today into a tragic traffic crash that claimed the life of a 46-year-old Toowoomba man near Dulacca yesterday afternoon.

The Warrego Hwy was closed for several hours last night but State Emergency Service volunteers from Wallumbilla and Dulacca set up a detour around the highway.

The incident occurred about 4pm, 2km east of the Dulacca township, where a light truck collided head-on with a utility.

The Toowoomba man was the sole occupant of the utility vehicle and died at the scene.

The four occupants of the light truck, who sources have said were not from the local area, escaped the crash with minor cuts and bruises and were released from Miles Hospital last night.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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